What is the best county to live in Washington? Of the 39 counties in the state, San Juan ranks as the best to live in, largely because of health outcomes among local residents. At 86.2 years, life expectancy at birth in the county is nearly six years longer than the statewide average. San Juan also has a well-educated population.
How many counties are in Washington state map? There are 39 counties in Washington. While some counties were established with the Oregon Territory, others were established with the Washington Territory and later folded into Washington during statehood.
What counties are near Seattle Washington? King County is one of three Washington counties that are included in the Seattle–Tacoma–Bellevue metropolitan statistical area. (The others are Snohomish County to the north, and Pierce County to the south.) About two-thirds of King County’s population lives in Seattle’s suburbs.
What is the least populated county in Washington state? Garfield County is the least populated county in the state of Washington, ranking 39th among 39 Washington counties, with a population of 2,346 people in 2021, or 3.2 per square mile. The Garfield County workforce is employed primarily in government services (around 68.5 percent in total).